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Recording of Cajun accordion player Papa Joe Arbie with his apprentice Michael Stapleton

Recording of Cajun accordion player Papa Joe Arbie with his apprentice Michael Stapleton

Date
1992-01-25
Description
Two DAT tapes. Recording of a practice between Arabie and his apprentice Stapleton. They both also talk about their family and personal histories, how they learned the accordion, and musical influences. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Recording of Cajun accordion player Papa Joe Arbie with his apprentice Michael Stapleton

Recording of Cajun accordion player Papa Joe Arbie with his apprentice Michael Stapleton

Date
1993-01-04
Description
One DAT tape. Recording of a practice between Arabie and his apprentice Stapleton. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Just The Way It Was: Fernande Forte

Date
1990-12-17
Description
One video recording. (VHS; 29 minutes) Just the Way It Was was a cultural group that exhibited Haitian and Jamaican culture, including dance, music, and storytelling. They also had a cable access television program in Miami. This was episode #10 of that series. Forte was a member, and here in an interview with Fuller, she describes her experiences as a Haitian storyteller. She discusses apprenticing under Liliane Louis (sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program), her family life, and life in college.
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Interview with Kazuko Law and apprentice Chieri Espasito

Interview with Kazuko Law and apprentice Chieri Espasito

Date
1985-02-14
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with master folk artist Kasuko Law and her daughter (and apprentice) Chieri. They discuss family history and life in Japan and China (Law's father supplied the Japanse Army during the second world war); immigration to the United States in 1952; the uses of, designs for, and processes in temari making; origami; doll making; and learning and teaching temari and origami. Temari is the traditional Japanese art of decorating spheres by winding and lacing colored threads in intricate patterns around a core ball. For a transcript of the interview, see S 1640, Box 2, folder 13. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Interview with Pysanky egg decorator,  Lubow (Lu) Dochwat Gurley

Interview with Pysanky egg decorator, Lubow (Lu) Dochwat Gurley

Date
1989-04-11
Description
Sixteen color slides. Gurley talks about egg decoration; learning the craft from her mother; symbolism of the craft; and immigration from the Ukraine in 1947 to the US. For images of her eggs, see S 1680, box 1, folder 5.
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Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia Moskaluk

Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia Moskaluk

Date
1985-03-22
Description
Two audio cassettes. Sophia Moskaluk, Ukrainian egg decorator and embroiderer, describes her family background; mistreatment of her father and stepfather in the Ukraine and Europe; migrating to the United States; developing Ukrainian community in Tampa; coming to terms with her cultural heritage; the art of pysanky (Ukrainian egg decorating); preserving Ukrainian culture in the United States; St. Petersburg International Folk Fair events; describes political views among Ukrainian immigrants; compares egg decorating and regionalism in the Ukraine and the United States; discusses the use of the article "the" before "Ukraine"; the art of embroidery.
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Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (Day Two)

Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (Day Two)

Date
1985-09-16
Description
Eight reel to reel recordings. Recordings of the second day of the two-day 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center, the first reunion to celebrate the original Live Oak-produced radio program of the same name. The concert included music performances, recounted stories, a recreation of a radio program, and clog dancing. Folklorist Blanton Owen, a renowned old-time musician, hosted the event. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the White Springs Ramblers, and Clare Parker, as well as nationally famous guests such as Ernest Tubb, Grandpa Jones, and Ferlin Husky. The concert in these recordings was held in 1985 as a homecoming for the original radio series, and included several local bluegrass bands. A similar jamboree was held the next year (see T85-93 - T85-99; T85-107 - T85-108; and T85-149 for the 1985 concert.) For images of the 1985 program, see S 1577, Volume 27, S85-1311 - S85-1330.
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Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (First Day)

Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (First Day)

Date
1984-09-15
Description
Thirteen reel to reel recordings. Recordings of the first day of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center, the first reunion to celebrate the original Live Oak-produced radio program of the same name. The concert included music performances, recounted stories, a recreation of a radio program, and clog dancing. Folklorist Blanton Owen, a renowned old-time musician, hosted the event. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the White Springs Ramblers, and Clare Parker, as well as nationally famous guests such as Ernest Tubb, Grandpa Jones, and Ferlin Husky. The concert in these recordings was held in 1985 as a homecoming for the original radio series, and included several local bluegrass bands. A similar jamboree was held the next year (see T85-93 - T85-99; T85-107 - T85-108; and T85-149 for the 1985 concert.) For images of the 1985 program, see S 1577, Volume 27, S85-1311 - S85-1330.
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Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree

Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Ten reel to reel recordings. Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center, the second annual reunion to celebrate the original Live Oak-produced radio program of the same name. The concert included music performances, recounted stories, a recreation of a radio program, and clog dancing. Folklorist Blanton Owen, a renowned old-time musician, hosted the event. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the White Springs Ramblers, and Clare Parker, as well as nationally famous guests such as Ernest Tubb, Grandpa Jones, and Ferlin Husky. The concert in these recordings was held in 1985 as a homecoming for the original radio series, and included several local bluegrass bands. A similar jamboree was held the previous year (see T85-66 - T85-84; and T85-104 - T85-106 for the 1984 concert.) For images of the 1985 program, see S 1577, Volume 24, S85-1311 - S85-1330.
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Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Interview with basket maker Evelyn Parks

Date
1978-05-09
Description
"One audio cassette. Parks discusses how she learned palm frond weaving from the Girl Scouts and a beloved math teacher. She talks about May Basket customs and shows a basket that may also be used as a hat. She also discusses the three types of fronds she uses to make the baskets (cabbage palm, coconut palm, palmetto palm) and talks about learning weaving techniques from Indians and Hawaiians."
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_22_tape36Recording of Cajun accordion player Papa Joe Arbie with his apprentice Michael StapletonSoundAccordion music
Cajun music
Accordion
Performing arts
Music performance
Musical instruments
Fieldwork
Family history
Life histories
Teaching
Music rehearsals
Accordionists
Apprentices
Musicians
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a_s1640_23_tape02Recording of Cajun accordion player Papa Joe Arbie with his apprentice Michael StapletonSoundAccordion music
Cajun music
Accordion
Performing arts
Music performance
Musical instruments
Fieldwork
Family history
Life histories
Teaching
Music rehearsals
Accordionists
Apprentices
Musicians
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Just The Way It Was: Fernande ForteJust The Way It Was: Fernande ForteMoving ImageApprentices
Video recording
Oral communication
Oral narratives
Storytelling
Tales
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Family history
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Jamaican Americans
Personal experience narratives
Storytellers
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a_s1640_20_tape08Interview with Kazuko Law and apprentice Chieri EspasitoSoundArtisans
Paper art
Paper work
Fieldwork
Apprentices
Arts, Japanese
Arts, Asian
Temari
Origami
Japanese Americans
Needlework
Craft
Interviews
Decorative arts
Life histories
Family history
Emigration and immigration
Dollmaking
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a_s1680_02_tape05Interview with Pysanky egg decorator, Lubow (Lu) Dochwat GurleySoundArtisans
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Fieldwork
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian American art
Ukrainian Americans
Decorative arts
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Eggs
Painting
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Emigration and immigration
Oral communication
Family history
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a_s1576_23_c87-001Interview with Ukrainian egg decorator Sophia MoskalukSoundArtisans
Fieldwork
Interviews
Emigration and immigration
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Oral histories
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Ukrainian American art
Egg decoration
Eggs
Pysanky
Family history
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a_s1576_t85-080Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (Day Two)SoundBands (Music)
Dancers
Music
Musicians
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Singing
Stringband music
Country music
Dance music
Ballads
Radio programs
Radio broadcasters
Jokes
Family history
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
Singers
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a_s1576_t85-067Recordings of the 1984 Suwannee River Jamboree (First Day)SoundBands (Music)
Dancers
Music
Musicians
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Singing
Stringband music
Country music
Dance music
Ballads
Radio programs
Radio broadcasters
Jokes
Family history
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
Singers
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a_s1576_t85-093Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River JamboreeSoundBands (Music)
Dancers
Music
Musicians
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Singing
Stringband music
Country music
Dance music
Ballads
Radio programs
Radio broadcasters
Jokes
Family history
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
Singers
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a_s1576_02_c78-054Interview with basket maker Evelyn ParksSoundBasket maker
Artisans
Interviews
Fieldwork
Palm frond weaving
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Palmetto weaving
Life histories
Weaving
Family history
Palms
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